D. Patrick Collins is an award-winning essayist, poet, short story writer who is fascinated by the written word. He has been writing since fifth grade when his teacher, Mrs. Easterly, offered extra credit in exchange for writing — anything.
Born in the beach communities of Southern California, he spent most of his adult life in the Old West region of Northern California. He returned to Southern California, where he currently resides.
He is currently working on a novel and a growing collection of short stories and poems.
To see more writing from D.Patrick Collins, visit his author website at dpatrickcollins.wordpress.com